Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Sales--Fall Releases from Idol Contestants

I'll be tracking some of the Idol contestants album sales numbers (Soundscan)that are released this Fall. So far Clay and Ruben have released their third albums, and Mario Vazquez, Idol dropout, released his first album. I'll be updating as soon as I have first week sales for the rest of the Fall releases.

Note: Both Mario (Top 10) on Top 40 and Ruben (Top 2) on Urban AC have radio hits. Clay has not been promoted to radio by RCA.

Clay Aiken- A Thousand Different Ways (Third Album)
First week: 211,234 (#2)
TTD: 366,138 (Fifth Week)

Clay Aiken- Merry Christmas With Love (Second Album/Christmas)
First Week: 270,010
TTD: 1,189,295 (as of 4/23/06)

Clay Aiken- Measure of a Man (First Album)
First Week: 612,859 (#1)
TTD: 2,742,989 (as of 4/23/06)



Ruben Studdard- The Return (Third Album)

First Week: 70,501 (#8)

Ruben Studdard- I Need An Angel (Second Album/Gospel)
First Week: 96,389
TTD: 437,114 (as of 4/23/06)

Ruben Studdard- Soulful (First Album)
First Week: 416,569
TTD: 1,780,823 (through 4/23/06)


Mario Vazquez
First Week: 11,812 (#80)
TTD: 27,000 (Fourth Week)

Ayla Brown*
First Week: 300 (per Ken Barnes Idol Chatter Blog)
*Independent label release


Schedule of other Idol related releases:
Kellie Pickler Oct 31
Chris Daughtry Nov 21
Katharine McPhee Nov 28
Taylor Hicks Dec 5
Fantasia Dec 12

Jon Peter Lewis Nov 7 (Independent release)



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2 Comments:

At 7:00 AM, Blogger Carolina Clay said...

EE,

Great to see these numbers all in one place! Thnx for sharing this information.

Have a super weekend!

Caro

 
At 7:00 AM, Blogger Carolina Clay said...

EE,

Great to see these numbers all in one place! Thnx for sharing this information.

Have a super weekend!

Caro

 

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